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Our goal is to help TIP Scholars be successful at Ferris State University.
Please explore the important information here to learn about TIP Funding and the TIP Scholars Program.
- In Phase 1, a student must enroll in an Associate degree program as their primary major.
- TIP will pay for tuitions for classes that apply to their associate degree.
- Students must be enrolled at least half time (six credit hours) in any given semester to receive funding.
- Students must have a completed FAFSA on file and must be eligible for Phase 1 to receive funding.
- Ferris State University offers Associate degree programs and certificate programs that can lead to Bachelor degree programs.
- Students must meet the institution's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy to remain eligible for funding.
- A TIP student can start Phase 2 when they have completed their Associate Degree or a minimum of 56 credits and a maximum of 80 credits
- Phase 2 must be completed within 30 months of completing Phase 1 requirements
- In Phase 2, students should enroll in a Bachelor degree program.
- Phase 2 pay $500 per semesters for four semesters
- Academic Support Center Tutoring
- Structured Learning Assistance Program
- Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services
- Ferris State University Seminar
- Center for Leadership Activities & Career Services
- Office of International Education
- The Writing Center
- Students With Children
- Veteran Resource Center
- FLITE (Ferris Library)
- Hispanic/Latino Cultural Center
- Office of Multicultural Student Services
- Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Find a list of eligible associate degree programs in the ferris catalog
Admission and course requirements are available in the course catalog.
All degree candidates are required to file a formal application for graduation no later than the mid-point of the semester prior to their anticipated graduation date. Your academic advisor may assist you with the completion of your graduation clearance forms.
To be eligible for graduation, you must meet the program grade point average requirements, as well as meet the course and credit requirements specified for the selected curriculum and the University's general education requirements.
The process for completing graduation applications and/or audits varies by college. Click on the link below for a list of contacts for people who can answer questions you may have regarding graduation clearance.
More graduation information and requirements can be found in the following links:
The online graduation application is available in Ferris360.